Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine Faculty.

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Submissions from 2021

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Characterization of Dental Pulp Stem Cell Responses to Functional Biomaterials Including Mineralized Trioxide Aggregates, Sejin Bae, Bueonguk Kang, Hyungbin Lee, Harrison Luu, Eric Mullins, and Karl Kingsley

Variations in IgG Antibody Subclass Responses to Oral Bacteria: Effects of Periodontal Disease and Modifying Factors, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Razan Hamzeh, Linh Nguyen, Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, and Dolph Dawson

Gingival Transcriptomics of Follicular T Cell Footprints in Progressing Periodontitis, J. L. Ebersole, S. S. Kirakodu, L. Orraca, J. G. Martinez, and O. A. Gonzalez

The Motivation and Confidence in Choosing Dentistry as a Career Amongst Dental Students: A Mixed-Methods Study, Mai E. Khalaf, Neamat H. Abubakr, Hanadi Alenezi, and Hassan Ziada

Modern 3D Cephalometry in Pediatric Orthodontics—Downsizing the FOV and Development of a New 3D Cephalometric Analysis Within a Minimized Large FOV for Dose Reduction, Pamela Kissel, James K. Mah, and Axel Bumann

Reflections of Psychomotor Skill Development in Preclinical Simulation: A Qualitative Analysis, Hassan M. Ziada, Marcia M. Ditmyer, and Neamat H. Abubakr

Submissions from 2020

Dentists’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Professional Behavior Toward the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multisite Survey of Dentists’ Perspectives, Lara G. Bakaeen, Radi Masri, Sandra AlTarawneh, Lily T. Garcia, Abeer AlHadidi, Amar H. Khamis, Ahmad M. Hamdan, and Zaid H. Baqain

Introduction: The Advent of Precision Public Health and the Future of Dental Public Health, David Cappelli

Assessing Oral Health Status, Practice, and Access to Care among War-Affected Refugees in San Antonio, Texas, David Cappelli, Rami Saadeh, Annaliese Cothron, and Magda de la Torre

Modeling Hypoxia Induced Factors to Treat Pulpal Inflammation and Drive Regeneration, John S. Colombo; Shihai Jia; and Rena N. D'Souza DDS, PhD

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miR-365 (microRNA): Potnetial Biomarker in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Exosomes and Extracellular Vesicles, Jeffery Coon, Karl Kingsley, and Katherine M. Howard

Should Dental Schools Consider Term Limits for Deans? Two Viewpoints, Amy E. Coplen RDH, MS; Juliana Branco da Costa DDS, MS; Saulius E. Drukteinis DMD, MS, PhD; Rhonda J. Everett DDS, MPH; Carlos González-Cabezas DDS, MSD, PhD; and Fariba S. Younai

ADEA‐ADEE Shaping the Future of Dental Education III: The Impact of Scientific Technologies and Discoveries on Oral Health Globally, Irina F. Dragan DDS, MS; Muhammad Walji; Marjoke Vervoorn DDS, PhD; Barry Quinn MSc, LDS, MRD, FDS, FFD, FHEA, FDTFEdc; Lynn Johnson; Joan Davis; Lily T. Garcia; and Richard W. Valachovic

Oral Microbiome and Gingival Transcriptome Profiles of Ligature-Induced Periodontitis, Jeffrey Ebersole, S. Kirakodu, J. Chen, R. Nagarajan, and O. A. Gonzalez

Cellular Senescence in Aging Mucosal Tissues Is Accentuated by Periodontitis, Jeffrey L. Ebersole and O. A. Gonzalez

Gingival Tissue Autophagy Pathway Gene Expression Profiles in Periodontitis and Aging, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Sreenatha Kirakodu, Michael J. Novak, Dolph Dawson, Arnold J. Stromberg, Luis Orraca, Janis Gonzalez-Martinez, Armando Burges, and Octavia A. Gonzalez

Oral Microbiome Interactions With Gingival Gene Expression Patterns for Apoptosis, Autophagy and Hypoxia Pathways in Progressing Periodontitis, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Sreenatha S. Kirakodu, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

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Oral Microbiome and Gingival Tissue Apoptosis and Autophagy Transcriptomics, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Sreenatha S. Kirakodu, Elliot Neumann, Luis Orraca, Janis Gonzalez Martinez, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

Harmful Chemicals Emitted From Electronic Cigarettes and Potential Deleterious Effects in the Oral Cavity, Jeffrey Ebersole, Vera Samburova, Yeongkwon Son, David Cappelli, Christina Demopoulos, Antonina Capurro, Andres Pinto, Brian Chrzan, Karl Kingsley, Katherine Howard, Nathaniel Clark, and Andrey Khlystov

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Comparison of DNA Extracted from Pediatric Saliva, Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Site-Specific Biofilm Samples, Jason Emett, Roxanne David, Jaydene McDaniel, Steven McDaniel, and Karl Kingsley

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Prevalence of Hyperdontia, Hypodontia, and Concomitant Hypo-Hyperdontia, Nareh Eshgian, Tanya Al-Talib, Stanley Nelson, and Neamat Hassan Abubakr

ADEA‐ADEE Shaping the Future of Dental Education III: From Interprofessional Education to Transprofessional Learning: Reflections from Dentistry, Applied Linguistics, and Law, James Field BSc(Hons), BDS, PhD, MFGDP RCSEng, MFDS MPros FDTFEd RCSEdCertClinEd, MA(Ed), FAcadMEd, PFHEA; Tamara Hervey PhD, FAcSS, PFHEA, MFPH; Steve Walsh; Joan Davis; Lily T. Garcia MS; and Richard W. Valachovic DMD, MPH

Using Big Data to Promote Precision Oral Health in the Context of a Learning Healthcare System, Joseph Finkelstein, Frederick Zhang, Seth A. Levitin, and David Cappelli

Mixed-Dentition Treatment With Clear Aligners and Vibratory Technology, Jasmine Gorton, Sona Bekmezian, and James K. Mah

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Calcium Phosphate Glass-Derived Cements for Vital Pulp Therapy, Jerry Howard, Levi Gardner, Zahra Saifee, Aladdin Geleil, Isaac Nelson, John S. Colombo, Steven E. Naleway, and Krista Carlson

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Effect of Botulinum Toxin Injection on Asymmetric Lower Face and Chin Deviation, Dongwook Kim, Ju-Hyun Park, Vittorio Favero, James Mah, Young-Soo Jung, and Seong Taek Kim

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Craniofacial Analysis May Indicate Co-Occurrence of Skeletal Malocclusions and Associated Risks in Development of Cleft Lip and Palate, Denise K. Liberton, Payal Verma, Konstantinia Almpani, Peter W. Fung, Rashmi Mishra, Snehlata Oberoi, Figen Ç. Şenel, James K. Mah, John Huang, Bonnie L. Padwa, and Janice S. Lee

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Knowledge, Awareness and Acceptance Among Dental Students And Post-Graduate Dental Residents, Steve Kent Mann and Karl Kingsley

COVID-19: What Do We Know?, Steve Marshall, Michael Duryea, Greg Huang, Onur Kadioglu, James Mah, Juan Martin Palomo, Emile Rossouw, Dina Stappert, Kelton Stewart, and Eser Tufekci

Salivary Biomarkers for Discriminating Periodontitis in the Presence of Diabetes, Craig S. Miller, Xiuhua Ding, Dolph R. Dawson III, and Jeffrey L. Ebersole

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The Impact of Impression Coping Geometrical Design on Accuracy of Implant Impressions: An Experimental Study, Motaz Osman Osman, Neamat Hassan Abubakr, Ahmed Suliman, and Hassan Ziada

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ADEA-ADEE Shaping the Future of Dental Education III: Engaging with Global Networking to Enable Global Oral Health, Upen S. Patel, Lior Shapira, Jennifer E. Gallagher, Joan Davis, Lily T. Garcia, and Richard W. Valachovic

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Evaluation of Hyaluronic Acid to Modulate Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Growth in Vitro, Jordan Ringer, Bryan Morrison, and Karl Kingsley

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ADEA‐ADEE Shaping the Future of Dental Education III: Assessment in Competency‐Based Dental Education: Ways Forward, Ingrid Tonni, Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, Marjan Govaerts, Olle ten Cate, Joan Davis, Lily T. Garcia, and Richard W. Valachovic

Oral Commensal Bacteria Differentially Modulate Epithelial Cell Death, Tyresia White, Yelena Alimova, Vanessa Tubero Euzobio Alves, Pinar Emecen-Huja, and Mohanad Al-Sabbagh

Submissions from 2019

Relationship Between Dental Students' Personality Profiles and Self-reported Oral Health Behaviour, Mahmoud K. Al-Omiri, Mohannad M. Alhijawi, Mohammad H. Al-Shayyab, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

Biological Response to Peri-Implantitis Treatment, Ishita Bhavsar, Craig S. Miller, Jeffery L. Ebersole, Dolphus R. Dawson III, Katherine L. Thompson, and Mohanad Al-Sabbagh

Quantitative Comparison of Oral Site-specific DNA Isolates Reveals Differential Outcomes, Graydon Carr, Arvin Alexander, Kevin Dionisio, and Karl Kingsley

Characterization and Evaluation of Fluoridated Apatites for the Development of Infection-Free Percutaneous Devices, John Colombo, Brian T. Bennett, James Peter Beck, Kongnara Papangkorn, Kent N. Bachus, Jayant Agarwal, Joshua F. Shieh, and Sujee Jeyapalina

Heterogeneity of Human Serum Antibody Responses to P. Gingivalis in Periodontitis: Effects of Age, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, and Dolph R. Dawson

Comparative Analysis of Gene Expression Patterns for Oral Epithelium-Related Functions with Aging, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, L. Orraca, M. J. Novak, S. Kirakodu, J. Gonzalez-Martinez, and O. A. Gonzalez

Biofilm-Induced Profiles of Immune Response Gene Expression by Oral Epithelial Cells, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Rebecca Peyyala, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

Relationship between Herpesviruses and Periodontal Disease Progression, Pinar Emecen-Huja, Robert J. Danaher, Dolphus R. Dawson III, Chunmei Wang, Richard J. Kryscio, Jeffery L. Ebersole, and Craig S. Miller

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Epidemiologic Evaluation of Nhanes for Environmental Factors and Periodontal Disease, P. Emecen-Huja, H-F Li, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, J. Lambert, and H. Bush

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Efficacy of a Dissolvable Strip with Calcium Sodium Phosphosilicate (NovaMin®) in Providing Rapid Dentine Hypersensitivity Relief, John Gallob, Martin R. Ling, Pejmon Amini, Avinash Patil, and Mounir Atassi

Should the U.S. Adopt a National Dental Clinical Licensure Examination? Two Viewpoints, Joseph E. Gambacorta, Natalie Jeong, Mary MacDougall, Riki Gottlieb, Jeffery B. Price, and Robin Reinke

A Potential Role of Phospholipase 2 Group IIA (PLA2-IIA) in P. gingivalis-Induced Oral Dysbiosis, Octavio A. Gonzales, Vanessa Euzebio-Alves, Yelena Alimova, Ahmad Al-Attar, and Jeffrey L. Ebersole

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Reliability of Colour and Hardness Clinical Examinations in Detecting Dentine Caries Severity: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis., Larry Hon, Ahmed Mohamed, and Edward Lynch

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Differential MicroRNA Expression of miR-21 and miR-155 with Oral Cancer Extracellular Vesicles in Response to Melationin, Matthew Hunsaker, Greta Barba, Karl Kingsley, and Katherine M. Howard

Factors Associated with Preventable Emergency Department Visits for Nontraumatic Dental Conditions in the U.S., Pearl C. Kim, Wenlian Zhou, Shawn J. McCoy, Ian K. McDonough, Betty Burston, Marcia Ditmyer, and Jay J. Shen

HPV-16 and HPV-18 Affects Viability and Proliferation in Normal Breast Tissue Cells, Karl Kingsley, Marie Louisa Heske, and Teryn Mendenhall

Microbiome Profiles of Ligature-Induced Periodontitis in Nonhuman Primates across the Life Span, Sreenatha Kirakodu, Jin Chen, Janis Gonzalez Martinez, Octavio A. Gonzalez, and Jeffrey Ebersole

Factors Influencing Fluoride Release in Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) Materials: A Review, P. Divya Kumari, Shahnawaz Khijmatgar, Avidyuti Chowdhury, Edward Lynch, and Chitta R. Chowdhury

Biologic Modelling of Periodontal Disease Progression, Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Craig B. Miller, Javier J. Ibarra, Derek F. Oldroyd, and Ryan S. Zane

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Implant Impression Accuracy of Parallel and Non-Parallel Implants: A Comparative In-Vitro Analysis of Open and Closed Tray Techniques, Motaz S. Osman, Hassan M. Ziada, Neamat H. Abubakr, and Ahmed M. Suliman

A Prospective Clinical Study on Implant Impression Accuracy, Motaz Osman, Hassan Ziada, Ahmed Suliman, and Neamat Hassan Abubakr

Propolis or Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) inhibits growth and viability in multiple oral cancer cell lines, Wendy Saarem, Fang Wu Yang, and Elena Farfel

Impact of Collaborative Leadership in Dental School Team Clinics, Wylie Chen Tang, Karl Kingsley, and Robin Reinke

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Silver Diamine Fluoride Versus Sodium Fluoride for Arresting Dentine Caries in Children: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Alice Trieu, Ahmed Mohamed, and Edward Lynch

The Interrelationship Between Urinary Cotinine and Nicotine Dependence Among Tobacco Users in an Indian DE-Addiction Centre: A Cohort Pilot Study, Nalini M. Vinoth Kumar, Shahnawaz Khijmatgar, Avidyuti Chowdhury, Martin Gootveld, Edward Lynch, and Chitta Chowdhury

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A Systematic Review of the Caries Prevalence Among Children Living in Chernobyl Fallout Countries, Michael Wolgin, Nicole Filina, Valentyn Dvornyk, Edward Lynch, and Andrej M. Kielbassa

Submissions from 2018

Efficacy and Tolerability of Sodium Bicarbonate Toothpaste in Subjects with Gingivitis: A 6-Month Randomized Controlled Study., Ivy Akwagyiram, Pejmon Amini, Mary-Lynn Bosma, Nan Wang, and John Gallob

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Activation of Notch-1 in Oral Epithelial Cells by P. Gingivalis Triggers the Expression of the Antimicrobial Protein PLA(2)-IIA, Ahmad Al-Attar, Yelena Alimova, Sreenatha Kirakodu, Anastasia Kozal, John Michael Novak, Arnold J. Stromberg, Luis Orraca, Janis Gonzalez-Martinez, Melween Martinez, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, and Octavio Gonzalez

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Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial on Bleaching Sensitivity and Whitening Efficacy of Hydrogen Peroxide versus Combinations of Hydrogen Peroxide and Ozone, Mahmoud K. AL-Omiri, Abdullah A. Al Nazeh, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

Randomized Clinical Trial on the Comparison of Bleaching Outcomes using either Ozone Or Hydrogen Peroxide, Mahmoud K. Al-Omiri, Hanadi A. Lamfon, Abdullah A. Al Nazeh, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

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2015 American College of Rheumatology Workforce Study: Supply and Demand Projections of Adult Rheumatology Workforce, 2015–2030, Daniel F. Battafarano, Marcia Ditmyer, Marcy B. Bolster, John D. Fitzgerald, Chad Deal, Ann R. Bass, Rodolfo Molina, Alan Rodolfo Erickson, Jonathan S. Hausmann, Marisa Klein-Gitelman, Lisa F. Imundo, Benjamin J. Smith, Karla Jones, Kamilah Greene, and Seetha U. Monrad

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2015 American College of Rheumatology Workforce Study, Marcy B. Bolster MD; Anne R. Bass MD; Jonathan S. Hausmann; Chad Deal MD; Marcia Ditmyer PhD; Kamilah L. Greene; Seetha U. Monrad MD; and Daniel F. Battafarano DO, MACP

Potassium Oxalate Oral Rinses For Long-term Relief From Dentinal Hypersensitivity: Three Randomised Controlled Studies, G. R. Burnett, J. T. Gallob, K. R. Milleman, S. Mason, A. Patil, C Budhawant, and J. L. Milleman

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Highly Acidic pH Values of Carbonated Sweet Drinks, Fruit Juices, Mineral Waters and Unregulated Fluoride Levels in Oral Care Products and Drinks in India: A Public Health Concern, C. R. Chowdhury, K. Shahnawaz, D. Kumari P, A. Chowdhury, M. Gootveld, and Edward Lynch

A Single-Step Self-Assembly Approach for the Fabrication of Aligned and Multilayered Three-Dimensional Tissue Constructs Using Multidomain Peptide Hydrogel, John Colombo, Yinshen Wee, Amanda N. Moore, Shihai Jia, Jing Zhou, and Rena N. D’Souza

Can Tobacco Cessation Quitlines Improve the Use of Dental Health Care?, Marcia M. Ditmyer

Can Tobacco Cessation Quitlines Improve the Use of Dental Health Care?, Marcia M. Ditmyer

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Ageing Effects on Humoral Immune Responses in Chronic Periodontitis, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, Octavio A. Gonzalez, and Dolph R. Dawson III

Age and Periodontal Health - Immunological View, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, D. A. Dawson III, P. Emecen Huja, S. Pandruvada, Aripta Basu, Linh Nguyen, Y. Zhang, and O. A. Gonzalez

Comparative Analysis of Expression of Microbial Sensing Molecules in Mucosal Tissues with Periodontal Disease, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Sreenatha S. Kirakodu, Michael D. Novak, Luis Orraca, Arnold J. Stromberg, Janis A. Gonzalez-Martinez, Armando Burgos, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

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Serum Nutrient Levels and Aging Effects on Periodontitis, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Joshua Lambert, Heather Bush, Pinar Emecen Huja, and Arpita Basu

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Hypoxia-inducible Transcription Factors, HIF1A and HIF2A, Increase in Aging Mucosal Tissues, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Michael John Novak, Luis Orraca, Janis Martinez-Gonzalez, Sreenatha Kirakodu, Kuey C. Chen, Arnold Stromberg, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

Periodontal Disease Susceptible Matrilines in the Cayo Santiago Macaca Mulatta Macaques, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Luis Orraca, Terry B. Kensler, Janis Gonzalez-Martinez, Elisabeth Maldonado, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

Gene Expression Analysis of Neuropeptides in Oral Mucosa during Periodontal Disease in Non-human Primates, John Ferrin, Sreenatha Kirakodu, David Jensen, Ahmad Al-Attar, Rebecca Peyyala, John M. Novak, Dolph Dawson, Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, Arnold J. Stromberg, Luis Orraca, Janis Gonzalez-Martinez, Armando Burgos, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, and Octavio A. Gonzalez

Alterations in Oral Cancer Gene Expression in Response to Melatonin, Katherine Howard, Arin Hartounian, Guillermo Alessandro Retis, and Karl Kingsley

Patient-Dentist Relationship and Dental Anxiety among Young Sudanese Adult Patients, Omer Osman Kheir, Hassan Mahmoud Ziada, Neamat Hassan Abubakr, Manar Elsheikh Abdel-Rahman, Sahar Mohamed Fadl, and Yahia Eltayib Ibrahim

Fluoride Releasing Capacity of Newly Developed Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (Art) Material-An In-Vitro Study, Divya P. Kumari, Shahnawaz Khijmatgar, Avidyuti Chowdhury, Edward Lynch, Martin Grootveld, and Chitta Ranjan Chowdhury

An Evalutaion of the Physical Properties of a New Atraumatic Restorative Treatment Material Containing Azadirachta Indica (NEEM), Divya P. Kumari, Shahnawaz Khijmatgar, Avidyuti Chowdhury, Philippe B. Wilson, Edward Lynch, Martin Grootveld, and Chitta Ranjan Chowdhury

Odontogenic Abscesses in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) of Cayo Santiago, Hong Li, Wenjing Luo, Anna Feng, Michelle L. Tang, Terry B. Kensler, Elizabeth Maldonado, Octavio A. Gonzalez, Matthew J. Kessler, Paul C. Dechow, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, and Qian Wang

A Review of Current Literature of Interest to the Office-based Anesthesiologist, Daniel L. Orr DDS, MS (Anesth), PhD, JD, MD; Mark Armour Saxen DDS, PhD; and Bhavani Shankar Kodali MD

A 12-Week Randomized Clinical Study Investigating the Anti-Gingivitis Efficacy of a 0.454% w/w Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice, Charles Richard Parkinson, Pejmon Amini, Anto Jose, and John Gallob

A 24-week randomized clinical study investigating the anti-gingivitis efficacy, Charles Richard Parkinson, Pejmon Amini, Jianming Wu, and John Gallob

Environmental Lead Effects on Gene Expression in Oral Epithelial Cells, Rebecca Peyyala, Pinar Emecen-Huja, and Jeffrey L. Ebersole

Methods And Purposes For Conducting Students' Course Evaluations Reported By North American Dental School And Dental Hygiene Program Leaders: A Preliminary Survey Study, R. E. Reinke, T. Enright, R. Love, S A. Patel, A. O. Ali, and Z. Horvath

Exact Confidence Limits For The Response Rate In Two-stage Designs With Over- Or Under-enrollment In The Second Stage, G. Shan

Determining Sample Size For A Binary Diagnostic Test In The Presence Of Verification Bias, G. Shan, H. Zhang, and T. Jiang

Financial Compensation For Hepatologists in Different Practice Settings, Mitchell L. Shiffman, Norman L. Sussman, Natarajan Ravendhran, Marcia Ditmyer, Kris V. Kowdley, and Marcelo Kugelmas

Preventable Emergency Department Visits For Nontraumatic Dental Conditions: Trends And Disparities In Nevada, 2009-2015, Wenlian Zhou, P. Kim, Jay J. Shen, J. Greenway, and M. Ditmyer

Submissions from 2017

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Association between Oral Tori, Occlusal Force, and Mandibular Cortical Index, Ziad N. Al Dwairi, Ala' N.F. Al-Daqaq, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

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Combined Implant and Tooth Support: An Up-to-Date Comprehensive Overview, Mahmoud K. Al-Omiri, Maher Al-Masri, Mohannad M. Alhijawi, and Edward Lynch

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Bleaching Efficacy of Ozone/hydrogen Peroxide Versus Hydrogen Peroxide/ozone Application, Mahmoud K. AL Omiri, Ra'ed S. Abul Hassan, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

The Impact of Non-nutritive Sucking on the Risk for Sleep-disordered Breathing in Children, Tanya Al-Talib, Lorne D. Koroluk, William F. Vann, and Ceib Phillips

HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer, Christina A. Demopoulos

Logic Modeling for Planning, Implementing, Evaluating, and Communicating Results From an Organizational Oral-Health Literacy Project, Marcia M. Ditmyer

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A Randomised Exploratory Clinical Evaluation of Dentifrices Used as Controls in Dentinal Hypersensitivity Studies, John Gallob, Farzana Sufi, Pejmon Amini, Muhammad Siddiqi, and Stephen Mason